Special Olympics

  • India take 46 medals at the Special Olympic Games 03-12-2013 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Indian athletes went on a medal spree at the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games as they kicked-off their campaign with 11 gold, 19 silver and 16 bronze in Newcastle, Australia Tuesday. Surjit Singh of Bihar opened India's account with a silver in athletics. The 23-year-old has two more...
  • Achint Babbar swims against the tide 07-06-2013 08:25 PM

    Despite having the problems of mental retardation, speech problem and learning disability, the freestyle swimmer swam against the odds to win gold for India at the Special Olympics. ...
  • Meet Achint who swam against all odds to win gold at Special Olympics 31-05-2013 09:39 AM

    New Delhi: Achint Babbar swam against the odds to win the gold medal for India at the Special Olympics. He is an inspiration for every child with special needs. Agility, rigorous training and years of hard work - all are prerequisites to become a swimming champion, but for Achint Babbar,...
  • MP: Special Olympics medalist Sita Sahu forced to sell street food to earn a living 12-04-2013 10:40 AM

    Special Olympics medal winner Sita Sahu has been forced to work at a roadside eatery and sell gol gappas (a ball of flour filled with spicy water) in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Sita had won two bronze medals in 2011 Athens Special Olympics but due to financial problems, she has now...
  • MP: Special Olympics medallist works at roadside eatery 11-04-2013 12:26 PM

    Rewa: Special Olympics medal winner Sita Sahu has been forced to work at a roadside eatery and sell gol gappas (a ball of flour filled with spicy water) in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Sita had won two bronze medals in 2011 Athens Special Olympics but due to financial problems she has...
  • Preparing for the Special Olympics 25-01-2013 10:57 PM

    India's differently-abled children prepare for the Special Olympic Winter Games that kick off in South Korea from January 29. ...
  • Keshav shines for India at Special Olympics 18-07-2011 04:26 PM

    Badminton player, Keshav Malik won a gold as well as a silver medal for India at the Special Olympics held in Athens. ...
  • Big B to support Special Olympics on Akshay's behest 23-09-2010 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan will now be seen voicing his concerns about disabled children, all thanks to Akshay Kumar, brand ambassador of Special Olympics, who requested him to propagate the cause. "Akshay was shooting in the film city next door and messaged me that he would wish to meet me....
  • Special Olympics: The real sporting spirit 31-10-2009 02:10 AM

    The event for people with intellectual disability kicked off in the Capital. ...
  • After T20, Special Olympics does India proud 13-10-2007 01:42 PM

    Port Elizabeth: Home side Warriors are the firm favourites to win their Group A opener against Sri Lanka T20 champions Wayamba Elevens, who will have to face up to a battery of pacers at the St George's Park here on Saturday. The warriors were unstoppable in the South Africa domestic...